Designing Coherent Instruction
Introduction to Amplify Science, K-5
In this module, review the 3-dimensions of NGSS and hear from senior leaders from the Lawrence Hall of Science and Amplify Science experts who conduct a walkthrough of the phenomena-based program, highlighting the unit structure and key features of Amplify’s science program.
Earn 2 clock hours
Designing Coherent Instruction
Introduction to Ready Math
As we look to implement our newly adopted math program for elementary students, this module will give you an overview of the program's components.
Earn 1 clock hour
Designing Coherent Instruction
Mastering Google Classroom
Learn the basics and more advanced features of this learning management system that easily integrates with all your Google tools and makes communicating, assigning, grading and providing feedback to students a breeze!
Earn 3 clock hours
Designing Coherent Instruction
Mastering Google Docs
Google Docs offers an easy to learn yet very powerful tool for creating word processing documents.
Earn 4 clock hours
Designing Coherent Instruction
Mastering Google Drive
Your Google Drive is home for all of your files at LSSD. This course will show you how to navigate your Drive, organize your files and folders, and manage sharing of all of your resources.
Earn 1 clock hour
Designing Coherent Instruction
Modeling to Benchmarks in 1st and 2nd Grades
What does modeled writing look like? Explore how we can be intentional in our models to move students toward proficiency.
Earn 2 clock hours
Designing Coherent Instruction
Modeling to Benchmarks in Intermediate Grades
What does modeled writing look like? Explore how we can be intentional in our models to move students toward proficiency.
Earn 1 clock hour
Designing Coherent Instruction
Modeling to Benchmarks in Kindergarten
What does modeled writing look like? Explore how we can be intentional in our models to move students toward proficiency.
Earn 2 clock hours
Establish Culture for Learning
Growth Mindset
Explore what growth mindset means and how to encourage it within your students.
Earn 2 clock hours
Establish Culture for Learning
Managing a Classroom with High Expectations and a Learning Culture
Classroom Management is a term that encompasses many concepts: developing a classroom culture and community, having high expectations for classroom behavior and interactions, creating strong relationships with students to make learning meaningful for them, etc. What it comes down to is creating a space that students can learn and thrive. Explore these resources that can help you explore ideas on doing just that, and make them your own so that your classroom community is positive and productive.
Earn 2 clock hours
Establish Culture for Learning
Managing Your Digital Classroom
It's a wonderful time to be an educator! The technology tools available to assist students, give them a larger audience and connect them to the world creates exciting opportunities. To fully capitalize on these advances, a teacher must have structures and procedures in place for organization and management. This course will provide you with the basic tools to be successful in your digital classroom.
Earn 3 clock hours
Establish Culture for Learning
Mastering Hapara Teacher Dashboard
Hapara Teacher Dashboard offers the classroom teachers a host of tools you can use to manage your classroom's digital world. Learn to navigate the tools, easily find student documents, share documents with a click to all your students, send emails, and more!
Earn 2 clock hours
Establish Culture for Learning
Morning Meetings
What makes a Morning Meeting a powerful routine to include in your day and how can the time be best utilized to strengthen the classroom community, learn social-emotional skills and set the tone for the day? Explore this module's resources to answer these questions.
Earn 2 clock hours
Questioning and Discussion Techniques
Types of Questions to Encourage Critical Thinking
Explore the types of questions that engage students and encourage student-to-student discourse.
Earn 1 clock hour
Engaging Learners
The 4 Keys to Engagement
Read this article that discussed clarity, context, culture and challenge as the keys to engagement and apply them to a lesson you are teaching.
Earn 1 clock hour
Flexibility and Responsiveness
Digital Annotation with Read and Write for Google
Learn about this new tool that can be used for digital annotation, word prediction or voice tools.
Earn 2 clock hours
Flexibility and Responsiveness
Exploring Poverty
In 2017, Lake Stevens School District began to explore poverty and how it impacts the students in our district living in low socioeconomic situations. Lake Stevens has an achievement gap between students on free and reduced lunch and those who are not that we need to work to close. Explore the resources within this module to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to live in poverty and how the living situation impacts students as they walk through our classroom doors.
Earn 2 clock hours